SNL brings The Last of Us’ treatment to a fake Mario Kart adaptation, and the trailer is brilliant

February 5, 2023
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Pedro Pascal has taken his gruff portrayal of The Last of Us’ Joel and applied it to an entirely different kind of video game character: Mario.

In a spoof teaser for a completely made-up TV adaptation of Mario Kart on Saturday Night Live last night (4th February), Pascal and the SNL team showed what could happen if HBO applied the same kind of treatment to a Mario adaptation. And it’s brilliant.

“HBO’s The Last of Us is a hit, proving that a video game can become a prestige dystopian drama. In Spring, HBO is doing it again with another iconic game,” claims the profound – if overdramatic – voiceover.

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